Shonisaurus' Features
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Shonisaurus' Features

Mr. Conductor goes over the features of the underwater species shonisaurus with the kids. Students can use this clip to discover the defining characteristics of ...
Grades PreK-2
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Dinosaur Train
A Boat That Floats
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A Boat That Floats

In this video from Curious George, watch as three children build boats using everyday materials, including a pie tin, straws, a cup, and paper towel ...
Grades K-2
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Curious George Series
What Is "Weightlessness"?
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What Is "Weightlessness"?

There's no need to don a space suit if you want to experience weightlessness. In this video segment adapted from ZOOM, two members of ...
Grades K-8
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Zoom
Coal Tramway
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Coal Tramway

In this Building Block video, coal carts move along an elevated tramway as smokestacks spew smoke in the background.
Grades All
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Building Big
Insect DNA Lab
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Insect DNA Lab

This Building Block video shows an insect DNA test transparency. The camera zooms in to a hand moving a pen over the DNA sequences.
Grades All
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Building Big
Teaching Braille Reading and Writing – Lucia Hasty
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Teaching Braille Reading and Writing – Lucia Hasty

Educator Lucia Hasty provides an overview of early literacy goals and objectives for working with children who are blind or ...
Grades K-12
Post Office Field Trip
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Post Office Field Trip

Special Delivery! Join Penny and the KidVision VPK kids at a United States Post Office! Learn about addresses, stamps, sorting mail, and mail carriers. This ...
Grades PreK-3
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WPBT2
Columns: Finding the Strongest Shape
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Columns: Finding the Strongest Shape

The shapes of a structure and its parts are often as important as the materials those parts are made of ...
Grades K-8
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Zoom
Close-up of Smoke Stack
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Close-up of Smoke Stack

In this Building Block video, the camera looks close-up at the top of a smokestack that is releasing exhaust into the clear blue sky.
Grades All
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Building Big
Young Inventors
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Young Inventors

Many interesting inventions spring from the creative minds of kids when they are challenged to create a new tool. And kid inventors, just like their ...
Grades K-8
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WGBH
Animal Mouths
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Animal Mouths

The environment plays a dramatic role in shaping the evolutionary changes that organisms undergo, and for animals, food is one of the most important components ...
Grades K-8
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WGBH
Animal Babies
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Animal Babies

Not all animal babies are created equal. Some require years of intensive parental care, while others meet life head-on, capable of taking care of themselves ...
Grades K-5
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WGBH
Sock Seeds
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Sock Seeds

The experiment demonstrated in this ZOOMSci video segment--wearing an old sock through a grassy or weedy field, planting the sock, and watching what grows--will not ...
Grades K-8
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Zoom
How Do You Keep Lemonade Cool?
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How Do You Keep Lemonade Cool?

This video segment adapted from FETCH!™ shows two cast members teaming up to take on a design challenge: Make a lemonade stand that keeps lemonade ...
Grades K-8
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Fetch!
Vocabulary Acquisition Strategies
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Vocabulary Acquisition Strategies

Research supports that students must have many encounters with a new word if vocabulary instruction is going to have a ...
Grades K-3
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KET
Using Salt to Melt Ice
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Using Salt to Melt Ice

Attempting to fish an ice cube out of a glass using nothing more than a piece of string is no easy task. Without some sort ...
Grades K-8
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Zoom
Launching a Unit on Electric Circuits
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Launching a Unit on Electric Circuits

In this video from Teaching Elementary Physical Science, watch how fourth-grade teacher Linda Block has her students surface prior knowledge ...
Grades K-4
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WGBH
Zebras
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Zebras

This Building Block video features a close-up shot of a zebra walking along the savanna. As the camera pulls back, the zebra walks off to ...
Grades All
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Building Big
Density and Buoyancy: Making Eggs Float
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Density and Buoyancy: Making Eggs Float

Have you ever noticed that it's easier to float in the ocean than in fresh water? In this video ...
Grades K-8
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Zoom
Capitol Fountain
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Capitol Fountain

In this Building Block video, an American flag flaps in a strong breeze next to the Capitol Dome. As framed by two plumes of water ...
Grades All
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Building Big
What Do Animals Eat?
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What Do Animals Eat?

Do you eat like a horse? Or more like a bird? As you might expect, different animals eat different things. Some animals specialize in eating ...
Grades K-5
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WGBH